COLLEGE (Buster Keaton, James W. Horne, 1927)

College, an underrated silent slapstick comedy, resolves its ridiculous plot with a formally brilliant and profoundly moving illustration of the limits a boy can bust through for the girl he loves. Ronald, beautifully played by Buster Keaton, as his high school class valedictorian irks Mary (pert, lovely Ann Cornwall), the girl he desires, with his […]